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Managing the risks of regional climate change using knowledge action networks

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Professor Kennel is the former Executive Vice Chancellor of UCLA , its chief academic officer. In the 1990s he was Associate Administrator at NASA and Director of Mission to Planet Earth, the world’s largest Earth science program. Kennel’s experiences at NASA convinced him of the growing importance of Earth and environmental science, and he decided to devote the rest of his career to these and related fields. He became the ninth Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Vice Chancellor of Marine Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, serving from 1998 to 2006. Dr. Kennel was the founding director of the UCSD Environment and Sustainability Initiative. He presently is a distinguished professor, emeritus, of atmospheric sciences at Scripps, senior strategist for the UCSD Sustainability Solutions Institute, and leads the University of Cambridge/UCSD Global Water Initiative.

He presently chairs the California Council on Science and Technology and the Space Studies Board of the US National Academy of Sciences.

This talk is part of the 10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012 series.

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